Longview, TX (Letourneau University) — LeTourneau University has hired LETU alumnus Dr. David Dittenber as assistant professor of civil engineering, effective Aug. 1.
Dittenber holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering, mechanical concentration, from LeTourneau University, a Master of Science in civil engineering and a doctoral degree in civil engineering from West Virginia University.
While at West Virginia University, he was a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow and an American Society for Engineering Education/NSF engineering innovation fellow.
Dittenber has university teaching experience at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va., and secondary teaching experience at Christian Heritage School in Longview, Texas. While at West Virginia University, he also worked at the Constructed Facilities Center as a research assistant for numerous projects focusing on the use of fiber-reinforced composites as structural materials and at Bedford Reinforced Plastics as a visiting researcher.
His wife, Rachel, is a registered nurse, and they recently celebrated their first anniversary.
LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university located in Longview, Texas, with undergraduate and graduate programs online and at education centers around the state.
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